Screening, intervention and outcome in autism and other developmental disorders: the role of randomized controlled trials

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Fernell, Elisabeth; Wilson, Philip; Hadjikhani, Nouchine; Bourgeron, Thomas; Neville, Brian; Taylor, David; Minnis, Helen; Gillberg, Christopher;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2070-5
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Screening | [SCCO] Cognitive science | MESH : Developmental Disabilities | [ SDV.MHEP.PSM ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology/Psychiatrics and mental health | [SDV] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Randomized controlled trials | Autism | [ SCCO ] Cognitive science | MESH : Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic | MESH : Humans | MESH : Treatment Outcome | [SDV.MHEP.PSM] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology/Psychiatrics and mental health | Intervention | Developmental disorders | MESH : Mass Screening | MESH : Autistic Disorder

International audience; We draw attention to a number of important considerations in the arguments about screening and outcome of intervention in children with autism and other developmental disorders. Autism screening in itself never provides a final clinical diagnosis... View more
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